Knoppix is a Live Linux CD / Live DVD based on Debian GNU/Linux
This website is about Knoppix, a Free and Open Source Live Linux CD.
Knoppix is a GNU/Linux distribution that boots and runs completely from CD or DVD
and can be used to read and write Windows and other partitions (among other
The Knoppix CD and DVD include recent Linux software and desktop environments.
The DVD includes programs
such as OpenOffice.org, Abiword, The Gimp, Konqueror, Mozilla, Apache, PHP, MySQL and hundreds of other quality open source programs.
Knoppix is suitable even for Linux beginners and we encourage you to try it
and use the extensive help on our site if you need it. If you would like to learn more about Knoppix,
you could look at the FAQs and Documentation,
discuss it in the Forum, or just try it out!
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The official website for Knoppix is on Klaus Knopper's website
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Recent Knoppix Threads in our Forums...
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Tools to make a safe & accurate copy of a USB drive contents?
Hello! I am completely new to Knoppix and was wondering if any of you could recommend any Knoppix tools to make a safe & accurate copy of a USB's...
[Attn: Prof.Knopper] Incompatibility of NVidia graphics cards with Knoppix
Till date, with 7.2.0, using my laptop's Nvidia card was like an invigorating cool breeze. I copied the KNOPPIX and boot directories of the image...
Can a dicrectory in Linux partition be used instead of a persistent image?
Many of the Linux distributions use persistent images each, such as pendrivelinux or Knoppix.
Pendrive linux goes a step further to create and...
Why 7.4.2 doesn't have xorg.conf file, why /etc/X11 is read-only?
I can't build an xorg.conf file, even as superuser, unlike in the earlier versions. Also there is not such file present.
Knoppix 7.4.2 presents xscreensaver with GUI
I have been very comfortable with Knoppix 7.2.0, even with its many problems, as I gradually learnt to overcome them. At least, known enemies are...
Experiences in comparing other Live CDs
has anybody experiences with other Live CDs, i.e. directly comparing PC temperature (heating/overheating) or speed-of-booting or...
Knoppix 7.5 at CeBIT 2015
Knoppix 7.5 may be in the works.
See for example this clue in the March 2015 CeBIT promotion.
Hopefully, there might be English lectures...
runtimelivecd frugal or loopback
Have been trying to do a frugal install thru menu.lst (grub legacy)
or a loopback install thru grub.cfg (grub2).
Have followed the wiki...
so.. i am on os x but willing to create a knoppix usb drive if necessary. i need some help with testdisk which i have been using with os x- the...
Knoppix 7.2 definitly disconnect Network after sleeping the PC
Knoppix 7.2 definitly disconnect the Network after a "long" sleeping of my laptop
It concerns the Sleeping_Disconnect_Option....
Language Pack for Libreoffice problem
Has someone had a problem while installing an additional language pack for Libreoffice on Knoppix, while using Synaptics Package Manager?
How to suppress/hide knoppix boot messages?
Currently I am booting the Knoppix in text/command line mode and I would like to know whether there exist a way to disable/hide displaying of boot...